The Works Of Orestes A. Brownson (volume 2) by Orestes Augustus Brownson

The Works Of Orestes A. Brownson (volume 2)

byOrestes Augustus Brownson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...treated belong properly to the domain of theology, but lie back of those ordinarily treated by our modern theologians. Since the rise of scholasticism, theology has pursued the analytical method, and has been, for the most part, studied in separate questions and articles in detail, rather than as a uniform and indissoluble whole. The articles and dogmas of faith have been dissected, analyzed, accurately described, and labelled, but except by a few superior minds not presented in their unity or as integral and inseparable members of one living body. The objection of tbe traditionalists to the scholastic method that it is rationalistic and of Dollinger and German profcssordom that it is theological, not historical, and places reason above revelation, deserves no respect, and, if we are not mistaken, ha-s been reprobated by the Holy See. As against the tra-ditionaJists and the German professors, the scholastic method is approved in the Syllubux, but this does not prohibit us from pointing out that it tends to make the student lose sight of the faith objectively considered as an organic whole. What moderately instructed theologian ever regards the natural and the supernatural as parts of one dialectic system, distinct, if you will, but inseparable in the divine decree, or that does not look upon them as two disconnected and independent systems ( Who ever thinks of looking below the dogma to the catholic principle that underlies it, governs it. and binds it to every other dogma, and integrates it in the living unity of the divine purpose in creation ( We do not pretend to enumerate and describe the principles of the supernatural philosophy, for we are neither Vol. H.-18 philosopher nor theologian enough for that; we lack both the ability and...

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Title:The Works Of Orestes A. Brownson (volume 2)Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.47 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217557945

ISBN - 13:9780217557948

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